Tuesday, July 30, 2013

La Sangucheria

(UPDATE: Maribel closed the cart in early 2014, but she still does catering. Check her Facebook page for details.)

La Sangucheria is a Peruvian sandwich food cart located at the corner of SW 3rd and Ash in downtown Portland, Oregon. Maribel Castaman, the owner, won the 2013 Eat Mobile Judges' Choice award for Best Overall Food.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Mix 'n Match Creamery

Mix 'n Match Creamery is located on SW 3rd Avenue in downtown Portland, Oregon, across from Voodoo Doughnut. Ice cream made with liquid nitrogen, right before your very eyes!

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Tacos Pa'Ella

Tacos Pa'Ella is a taco truck at the Cartlandia food pod in Portland, Oregon. Gabriel and Miguel help run this truck.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Pip's Original

Pip's Original is located on NE Fremont St. in Portland, Oregon. They are best known for their mini doughnuts. Thanks to Amy, a local food blogger, I finally got to this place in late June.

Monday, July 22, 2013

The Coop

The Coop is a chicken-and-waffles cart located at the Cartlandia food pod in Portland, Oregon.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Joe's Slop Shop

(NOTE: This cart closed around August 2013.)

Joe's Slop Shop is located at the Cartlandia food pod in Portland, Oregon. Dennis and Robin are the co-owners, having opened around the beginning of June.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The Gyros Spot

The Gyros Spot is located at the Cartlandia food pod in Portland, Oregon.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Just Wing It

Just Wing It is a new wing cart that can be found in Portland, Oregon. I saw them for the first time at the 2013 Portland Summer Food Cart Festival in June.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Absolutely Juicy

(UPDATE 12/17/13: Absolutely Juicy can be found at 75 SE 103rd Avenue in Portland, Oregon!)

Absolutely Juicy is a mobile juice cart usually located around E McLoughlin Blvd. in Vancouver, Washington. However, my first visit to this place was their food cart at the Portland Summer Food Cart Festival in June.

Friday, July 12, 2013

YouTube: R.I.P. Frank Outzen (ReggaeFrank09)

For me and others in the chilehead community, it's been a tough last few days. Amidst what was to be a week of celebration, we got blindsided with the tragic passing of our buddy, Frank Outzen (a.k.a. Reggaefrank09). We all paid tribute in our own ways.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Churros Locos

Churros Locos can usually be spotted at Portland Timbers and Thorns soccer games, as well as other events around Portland, Oregon. Daniel and Isabel started their business venture because they wanted to share their favorite childhood dessert with the Rose City.

Monday, July 8, 2013

A Cajun Life

A Cajun Life, located in Damascus, Oregon, serves up Cajun soul food from New Orleans. I first tried this place out at the 2013 Portland Summer Food Cart Festival.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Taco Pedaler

Taco Pedaler is a roaming food "tricycle" that works various events around Portland, Oregon. I saw this Mexican tricycle at the 2013 Portland Summer Food Cart Festival in June.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Stumptown Kimbap

Stumptown Kimbap is located at the A la Carts Food Pavilion (near SE 50th and Division) in Portland, Oregon. You'll find Korean-fusion sushi at this cart.

Monday, July 1, 2013

Herb's Hawaiian Shave Ice

(UPDATE 8/12/13: Herb is selling his shave ice cart)

Herb's Hawaiian Shave Ice is located at the Good Food Here pod in Portland, Oregon.

Both of Herb's carts (mac and cheese cart in the background!)